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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - New Britain Region, P.N.G. on Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 51.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 6 August 2014 20:35 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.26°S / 150.89°E (Papua New Guinea)
Nearest volcano: Walo (70 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^12 J (783 MWh / 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 6 Aug 2014
Wed, 6 Aug 20:35 UTCM 5.1 / 52 km NEW BRITAIN REGION, P.N.G.EMSC
Wed, 6 Aug 20:35 UTCM 5.1 / 54.2 km107km SE of Kimbe, Papua New GuineaUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
(Australia) (1856 km SW from epicenter)(no details): The energy felt was prior to the earthquake. Not sure if this helps you. Usually I experience this 2 to 3 days before the movement. Sometimes it comes as an electric shock, or as with PNG it is a wave in the atmosphere which rolls as if to lift me up and then gently down. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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